Prediabetes: a position statement from the Australian Diabetes Society and Australian Diabetes Educators Association

Stephen M Twigg, Maarten C Kamp, Timothy M Davis, Elizabeth K Neylon and Jeffrey R Flack
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (9): 461-465.
  • Stephen M Twigg1,2
  • Maarten C Kamp3,4
  • Timothy M Davis5,6
  • Elizabeth K Neylon7
  • Jeffrey R Flack8,9

  • 1 Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 Gold Coast Hospital, Gold Coast, QLD.
  • 4 Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 5 Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, WA.
  • 6 School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Fremantle, WA.
  • 7 South Metropolitan Health Service Area, Department of Health, Perth, WA.
  • 8 Diabetes Centre, Bankstown–Lidcombe Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
  • 9 University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.



We thank the Project Officer, Dr Abdullah Omari (ADS paid consultant), and the ADS Council members who were not part of the Prediabetes Working Party for their contribution: Dr Wah Cheung, Dr Alicia Jenkins, Professor Mark Febbraio, Dr Terri Allen, and Associate Professor Glenn Ward. The ADS members who commented on the draft statement are also recognised, as is the contribution of the ADEA Board, especially Ms Shirley Cornelius. Assistance from ADS Secretary, Ms Suzie Neylon, and the Executive Officer of the Australian Diabetes Professional Organisations, Mr Chris Thorpe, is acknowledged with thanks.

Competing interests:

Stephen Twigg has received speaker fees for educational meetings in diabetes, from Alphapharm, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi-aventis and Servier.

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